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to supply affordable, cleaner energy, while protecting our environment. across america, these technologies protect air - by monitoring air quality and reducing emissions... ...protect water - through conservation and self-contained recycling systems... ... and protect land - by reducing our footprint and respecting wildlife. america's natural gas... domestic, abundant, clean energy to power our lives... that's smarter power today. bill: i want to show you new video of the newly elected members of congress arrive, i guess you could call it for the first day of school, continue you? folks from washington state, california, indiana as well. newly elected congressional members now coming for their new member orientation. so we just wanted to share this with you and have a look at what is happening for the beginning of their new life. martha: back to school. lawmakers returning to work on capitol hill this morning after a seven-week vacation, the ones who already held jobs there. priority number one is trying to reach some kind of deal to avert the so-called fiscal cliff. the u.s. is facing mor
. he says he wants to cut the deficit, make us energy independent. he wants to overhaul the tax code and deal with immigration. what does washington look like right now? >> well it looks a lot like it looked before this election, and it looks a lot like gridlock, but you hear a lot about compromise. now you heard congressman sessions there talking about reaching across the aisle but to a certain point with principles intact. now the president, according to a lot of people who are looking at this. is in a stronger position, because he's going to argue that this election, the result of this election, which he campaigned on, raising taxes for the top, tier, he will stick hard to that fact, and that republicans will have to negotiate on that in some way, shape or form. you heard vice president biden talk about that just yesterday. now whether that means getting to the table and the cap goes up from 250,000 to a million dollars for raising taxes, you're going to likely see tax rates go up, no matter what the push back is from house republicans just because of the results of this election.
is so perplexing about this, martha. so far no cause for this explosion. a spokesman for citizens energy, the power company out there, no one reported smelling gas ahead of the explosion. a local congressman says a meth lab or a bomb have been ruled out as in terms of causes of the explosion. investigators aren't saying anything but all we know that people were doing their business, in their homes at a 11:00 on saturday night and all at once the neighborhood just erupted in flames and broken glass. the bomb blast, shouldn't say bomb blast, but the blast was so powerful, people three miles away reported their homes were shaken badly. at the center of the blast you see is splintered earth and charred wood. you mentioned 80 homes damaged. 31 homes were damaged they will have to be taken down to the ground. 200 people were forced to stay in shelters overnight. martha: thanks so the people like the man we heard from he was able to save some of those lives but there were two lives lost in this. what do we know about them? >> reporter: well the investigators aren't saying anything. the local el
from fema and more people from the energy department. gregg? gregg: molly hennering about, live at the white house. molly, thanks. martha: also this morning there is a scathing new report that puts the blame of the failure on mf global at the feet of its former ceo jon corzine. congressional investigators however have stopped short of accusing the former democratic senator and new jersey governor of criminal actions and peter barnes has been looking into all this from the fox business network in washington. he joins us. what does this report say about jon corzine's management of the firm? >> reporter: well, martha, this is a culmination of a year-long investigation into the collapse of mf global because of risky bets that jon corzine made on european debt. $1.6 billion in customer funds went missing. and the report blasts corzine for his management of the company, saying, quote, during his 19-month tenure as chairman and ceo of mf global jon corzine made several fateful decisions. the cumulative effects of which, caused mf global's bankruptcy and jeopardized customer funds. soon
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